West Highland Flora

Pineapple Mayweed


Matricaria discoidea

Older name: Matricaria matricarioides

Matricaria matricarioides

Photo Carl Farmer
23 Sep 2002 Glenbrittle, Skye

Common on bare ground, including on paths.

Flowerhead diameter c 5-8 mm

ID: No ray florets.  Leaves divided into linear segments with bristle at tip.

Other features: Annual, scented, hairless.  Involucral bracts pale-edged.

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